Small business set to power future tablet growth
A new infographic by business software vendor Intuit captures some key forecast data on where tablet sales are headed across a range of businesses from small to large. Drawing on recent research by IDC and Intermedia, Intuitâ€™s infographic (click Attributing link below) shows the biggest compound annual growth for tablets coming from the smallest companies. These â€œmicroâ€ firms, with fewer than 10 employees, will see 98% growth in tablet adoption from 2011 to 2016. Tablet growth projections across the other three business segments are plenty strong as well:Enterprise (1,000+ employees) is set for 62.7% growth; Mid-size companies (100-999) 50.8% growth; and Small companies (10-99) will see 78.5% tablet growth. For 2013, IDC predicts U.S. small business adoption of tablet will grow 114% from 4.9 million to 10.4 million tablets.